Judge Steven James Menashi

Judge Steven James Menashi

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit

ABA Rating: Well Qualified

Nominated by President Donald Trump

Confirmed 51-41 on November 14, 2019

  • Dartmouth College, BA 2001
  • Stanford Law School, JD 2008
  • Clerk to Judge Douglas Ginsburg of the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, 2008-2009
  • Clerk to Justice Samuel Alito of the Supreme Court of the United States, 2010-2011
  • Private Practice, Kirkland & Ellis LLP, 2011-2017
  • Acting General Counsel, United States Department of Education, 2017-2018
  • Special Assistant and Associate Counsel the President Donald J. Trump, 2018-2019

Democrats who opposed his confirmation:

Baldwin (D-WI), Bennet (D-CO), Blumenthal (D-CT), Booker (D-NJ), Brown (D-OH), Cantwell (D-WA), Cardin (D-MD), Carper (D-DE), Casey (D-PA), Coons (D-DE), Cortez Masto (D-NV), Duckworth (D-IL), Durbin (D-IL), Gillibrand (D-NY), Hassan (D-NH), Heinrich (D-NM), Hirono (D-HI), Jones (D-AL), Kaine (D-VA), King (I-ME), Klobuchar (D-MN), Leahy (D-VT), Manchin (D-WV), Markey (D-MA), Menendez (D-NJ), Merkley (D-OR), Murphy (D-CT), Peters (D-MI), Reed (D-RI), Rosen (D-NV), Schatz (D-HI), Schumer (D-NY), Shaheen (D-NH), Sinema (D-AZ), Smith (D-MN), Stabenow (D-MI), Tester (D-MT), Van Hollen (D-MD), Warner (D-VA), Warren (D-MA), Wyden (D-OR)